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Unformatted text preview: 11-19A refrigerator with refrigerant-134a as the working fluid is considered. The rate of heat removal from the refrigerated space, the power input to the compressor, the isentropic efficiency of the compressor, and the COP of the refrigerator are to be determined. Assumptions1Steady operating conditions exist. 2Kinetic and potential energy changes are negligible. Analysis(a) From the refrigerant tables (Tables A-12 and A-13), ( )throttlingkJ/kg98.84kJ/kg98.84C24MPa65.kJ/kg16.281MPa7.kJ/kg53.288C50MPa7.KkJ/kg97236.kJ/kg36.246C10MPa14.34C24@33321222221111=============-==hhhhTPhssPhTPshTPfsssThen the rate of heat removal from the refrigerated space and the power input to the compressor are determined from and ( ) ( )( )( ) ( )( )kW5.06kW19.4=-=-==-=-=kJ/kg246.36288.53kg/s0.12kJ/kg84.98246.36kg/s0.1212in41hhmWhhmQL&&&&(b) The isentropic efficiency of the compressor is determined from 82.5%=--=--=36.24653.28836.24616.2811212hhhhsC(c) The COP of the refrigerator is determined from its definition,...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2010 for the course ME 55806 taught by Professor Chen during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.
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